How I care for my hair

I probably only cut my hair about twice a year, if that. You would also probably be shocked to hear that I actually cut my own hair sometimes (O.o). I take off around 2-4 inches or more each time I get my hair cut.

Did you know that cutting your hair does *not* make your hair grow faster?

You should however give yourself a little trim if you have a lot of split ends. You can try using a split end mender conditioning product, like some of the items I’ve listed below, but those products can only get you so far and you might need to go for the chop.

Nexxus Pro Mend Overnight Treatment
Pantene Expert Split End Fuser

I shampoo my hair “the french way” I’ve been told. I take an empty hair coloring bottle and put a small amount of shampoo inside. I then fill it to the top with water and shake it up. I then use the pointy tip to get as close as I can to the roots of my hair as a gently “rinse” my hair with the soapy liquid.

Its good to give your scalp a nice massage, even better to use one of these massagers once a month.

Diner en Blanc

This exclusive event was started by a small group of friends in Paris, but has now grown into a worldwide sensation. Diner en Blanc, which literally means dinner in white in french, is a sophisticated outdoor picnic where everyone wears all white. The big catch is no one knows where the event is going to be held until the day of! When you buy the tickets you select a departure point and you have to get there at the exact scheduled meeting time and thats when the location is revealed. Then your table group travel to the location together as a group using public transportation.

Prime Day

The items that are listed below are all items I have purchased on my own. None of these products are promotions and I have not been paid to post any of these products.

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2) Super Aqua-peeling gel

This gel is a gentle peeling exfoliator that is one of my favorite K-beauty products. As it dries you start rubbing your face in circular motions to create gentle pearls that exfoliates your skin.

Budget Beauty

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2) Junetics Cleanser

This cleanser is actually quite similar to other (way more expensive) cleansers I’ve tried from some K-beauty brands. However, this is not my favorite. Although it’s a creamy cleanser, it strips my skin of all my oils. I have dry skin, and this cleanser really leaves my skin feeling parched. But my mom on the other hand really likes this one because its so creamy and has a luxurious foam for the price. 

Housewares

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1) Bar drip-tray

Do your friends think they’re bartenders? Do they spill drinks all over your countertop? This drip tray will help contain those drunken splashes and occasional clumsiness.

3) Mini Fridge for beauty products

As I started putting more and more of my beauty products in the fridge do to expiration concerns, I started to realize that keeping food with skincare is a weird storage combination. Thats when I decided to get a small mini fridge for my skincare products. Not only does it help keep your products fresher for longer but it also helps reduce redness and inflammation when you’re applying cold products. 

Kick Axe Brooklyn

For my birthday, I took my friends to throw some axes! I’ve been to Kick Axe Brooklyn twice before and its a lot of fun. I always have such a blast! It’s also a spot for a date. It’s actually a lot easier than you think and I’ve never seen anyone get hurt so don’t worry about that! There is an instructional safety demo for the first fifteen minuets and they explain everything you need to know. Trust me, you won’t get hurt and its so much fun!

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Pink Hair

Several months ago I finally landed and steady full-time 9/5 job. If ur wondering why i haven’t really been posting, thats why. I then went to a tiny music festival in steventown in upstate new york. I then got some inspiration from mutual friends at the festival to color my hair pink!

The reason I’m deciding to do this now, even though many people would consider me “too old” for this type of look, is because I finally have a good steady job. I’m a web developer that works in a tech office where the CEO and other higher-ups don’t physically see me. Also tech jobs generally have a much more laidback dress code than most other workplace environments.

I have been using color depositing hair masks and conditioners. This type of hair color treatment means that the color slowly washes out with each shampoo. If you apply the product correctly, it wont come out in one day even if you shampoo a bunch of times. Plus, you wouldn’t want to do this anyway because it would dry out your hair a lot!

The product I used was from Amazon and it actually does a great job! It actually stained my sink when I forgot to wash it off.

Everyday Luxuries

Rituals The Ritual Of Ayurveda Foaming Shower Gel Foaming Shower Gel

This shower jell dispenses like a shaving cream foam. This makes this product a very luxurious experience ever time you shower.

L’Occitane Cleansing & Softening Almond Shower Oil, 8.4 fl. oz.

I have psoriasis and extremely dry skin. I love all body oils, but most of the time I don’t have the time to apply body oil every morning. The L’Occitane body oil is my favorite but there are others that I like like Rituals shower oil, and Nivea shower oil.

JACK BLACK – Face Buff Energizing Scrub – Deep-Cleaning Pre-shave Cleanser and Scrub, Reduces Ingrown Hairs, Exfoliates Skin, Removes Oil, Dirt, and Dead Skin Cells

This is actually a product I originally purchased for an x-boyfriend, but I used it and fell in love (with this product, not the boy haha). It’s a coarse facial scrub infused with peppermint oil. The strong scent and refreshing sensation from the peppermint oil is a great way to wake up in the morning.